Jean-Marie Bigard announced Friday in a video posted on Twitter the postponement of his show, scheduled for Saturday, July 24 at the theater of La Comédie in Nice.
According to the comedian, the Alpes-Maritimes prefecture warned him of the risks associated with anti-vaxx demonstrations.
This announcement is the latest twist in the galéjades surrounding the comic's tour.
He had first claimed that there would be no control of sanitary passes at his shows, then backtracked on Thursday, forced to face the facts.
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The postponement of the show comes as a backlash for the readily controversial comic that has even embraced certain conspiratorial theses.
Unfortunately, I will have to postpone this event because the prefecture warns us that there are demonstrations every Saturday in Nice, anti-tax or anti-sanitary pass, and that it is very likely to end in front of the small theater of La Comedy of Nice,
explains Jean-Marie Bigard
With, obviously, his share of extremists, both extreme right and extreme left, who will certainly disrupt the place or the event, or the exit of the theater.
We prefer to postpone this date to a quieter period.
“In passing, he explains that he himself will submit to the control of the health pass on Friday evening, for the performance planned in Fréjus.
Jean-Marie Bigard had recently affirmed that his spectators would not have to submit to the sanitary pass in Nice and Fréjus “
Me it's July 23!
And there will be no health pass!
I categorically refuse!
He said on his twitter account.
But the venue where he was to perform in Nice absolutely did not plan to maintain the show without complying with the mandatory controls.
The theaters of Nice must follow the health protocol if they want to remain open,
" replied Nice-Matin, the management of the Comédie de Nice.
Since the start of the pandemic, the comedian has stood out for his conspiratorial positions. He recently compared the health pass to the yellow star that Jews had to wear during World War II. Popular with the French who refuse the mask or the vaccine, he regularly launches into long political speeches to denounce the government's management of the health crisis. A time tempted by the political adventure, Jean-Marie Bigard had put an end to speculations on a possible presidential candidacy, declaring himself
"too sensitive for this job